What Can I Have for Lunch?”
Your child might enjoy these quick and easy foods.
Translation in Spanish, Russian
Peanut butter roll-ups: Spread a soft tortilla with peanut butter and grated carrots. Roll it!
Muffin pizza: Top a whole-grain English muffin half with tomato sauce, chopped broccoli, and shredded low fat cheese. Heat it in a toaster oven or broiler.
Mexican pizza: Top pita bread with salsa, refried beans, and grated cheese. Heat it.
Funny sandwiches: Cut whole-wheat bread in fun shapes with cookie cutters. Top with lean deli meat, low fat cheese, hummus, or peanut butter.
Lunch pockets: Stuff half a pita pocket with sliced chicken, shredded lettuce and carrot, and a little salad dressing.
Waffle sandwich: Slice a frozen waffle in half. Make a sandwich filing with tuna or egg salad. Heat it in a toaster oven or broiler.
Chili boat: Microwave a potato. Cut it in half, and hollow the middle. Fill it with chili.